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Correct feeding of forage prevents many problems and diseases in horses. It is very important that horses are allowed to eat forage of sufficient amount and frequency to avoid health problems and behavioural disorders.
Today we know that better feeding implies better welfare. With this website we want to contribute.

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Follow up on colourful haylage bales

Posted by on Oct 20, 2018 in Forage, Forage production, Health | 0 comments

We got some questions on how much the different colours of the plastic film for haylage/silage bales affect the feed quality. Trioplast have performed measurements of sunlight reflectance on the different colours...

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Higher masseter muscle activity and chewing frequency with forage

Posted by on Oct 1, 2018 in Behaviour, Forage, Health | 0 comments

When horses chew forage they have higher saliva production and gets to chew longer time. Low forage intake leads to different health problems like gastric ulcers, hindgut acidosis and stereotypies. When...

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Feed type affects horses’ behaviour

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Behaviour, Forage, Health | 0 comments

The horse is a large grass eating animal, an herbivore, and free-living horses...

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